What is the CPT code for cervical Laminoplasty?

CPT® 63050 in section: Laminoplasty, cervical, with decompression of the spinal cord, 2 or more vertebral segments.

What is the CPT code for anterior cervical fusion?

The most common outpatient spinal fusion procedure will be on the anterior cervical spine using CPT 22554. On the posterior spine, the more common procedures include the posterolateral fusion (22612) and the interbody fusion (22630).

What is procedure code 63047?

63047 Laminectomy, facetectomy and. foraminotomy (unilateral or bi- lateral) with decompression of. spinal cord, cauda equina and/ or nerve root(s); single lumbar.

What is the CPT code for anterior cervical discectomy with fusion at c3 c4 with structured allograft body graft?

Coders should instead report all-encompassing CPT code 22551 (arthrodesis, anterior interbody, including disc space preparation, discectomy, osteophytectomy and decompression of spinal cord and/or nerve roots; cervical below C2) for an anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion performed at the same level during …

What is the CPT code for a lumbar discectomy?

1. Choose standalone codes to describe decompression/discectomy.

Approach/Procedure Cervical Lumbar
Posterior Discectomy 63020, +63035, 63040, +63043 63030, +63035, 63042, +63044
Posterior Fracture Repair 22326, +22328 22325, +22328
Corpectomy 63081, +63082 63087, +63088, 63090, +63091

What is the difference between laminectomy and laminoplasty?

Laminotomy – removal of a small section of the lamina in the affected area of the spine. Foraminotomy – removal of bone around the neural foramen in the affected area of the spine. Laminoplasty – cutting the lamina and swinging it open like a door to create more space (performed only in the cervical spine)

What is Open door laminoplasty?

Expansive open-door laminoplasty (EOLP) is a useful technique for enlarging the spinal canal area for spinal cord decompression, by retaining the dorsal elements of the cervical spine for support, and preventing invasion of the postlaminectomy membrane.